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Day 74: UTEP’s Many Offerings

By on October 19, 2013

Today is Day 74 in the Countdown to UTEP’s Centennial Year. UTEP is one of the largest bi-national communities in the world and has much to offer. As a unique research institution, UTEP offers a wide array of degree programs,

UTEP Ranked #7 in the Nation

By on August 26, 2013

This morning, Washington Monthly magazine announced its 2013 college rankings and UTEP came in at #7 overall – between #6 Stanford and #8 Harvard. In honor of this ranking I’m re-posting an essay I wrote for UTEP Magazine last year

Schellenger Laboratories

By on July 2, 2013

The Schellenger Laboratories were founded at Texas Western College in 1953. Newton Schellenger willed $144,000 to the school for “the study of electricity” that allowed for an Electrical Research Center, an Environmental Test Center, and a Special Projects Center that

1966 Promotional Video

By on March 5, 2013

“Naturally, we are happy and proud to have won the NCAA basketball championship,” declares Texas Western College president Joseph M. Ray, “but the achievements which should offer us the greatest satisfaction are those which pertain to academic excellence.” In short,

Environmental Research at CERM

By on April 16, 2012

In the 1980s and 1990s, as UTEP increasingly aspired to become a public research university, the institution began to establish numerous research centers and laboratories. One of the earliest to be established was the Center for Environmental Resource Management (CERM)

Public Research University, 1986-

By on March 8, 2012

[Note: This post continues the series on the “Layers of UTEP History“] In the second half of the 20th century, many American universities aspired to become public research universities–institutions that could combine nearly universal access to a college education with